Detective L. Arthur Mann

Detective L. Arthur Mann

Lynchburg Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, March 27, 1920

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L. Arthur Mann

Detective Arthur Mann was shot and killed at 8th and Main Streets while attempting to arrest a man for carrying a handgun.

Another detective was shot and wounded. The suspect was wanted at the time for murdering Detective J. H. Kitchen and Detective A. M. Blair of the Greenville, South Carolina, Police Department.

After murdering Detective Mann the suspect fled to Ohio where he was apprehended. He was extradited to Virginia and executed for Detective Mann's murder.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

weapons violation

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 5, 2020

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